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"GROWING UP FISHER"
"FIRST TIME'S THE CHARM"
04/29/2014 (09:31PM - 10:00PM) (Tuesday) : JOYCE TRIES TO HANDLE A PARENT'S WORST NIGHTMARE WITHOUT MEL'S HELP, WHILE MEL TRIES ONE LAST TIME TO HAVE A FIRST DATE WITH ALLISON - Joyce (Jenna Elfman) finds out Katie (Ava Deluca-Verley) has big plans for after the Spring Formal with her boyfriend, Anthony (guest star Logan Miller). In order to confirm what she thinks, however, Joyce has to promise Katie she'll keep her secret from Mel (J.K. Simmons). Meanwhile, Mel has one final chance to have a successful first date with Allison (guest star Contance Zimmer) and has promised to make her dinner. The only problem is that he has no clue how to cook. With both parents distracted, Runyen (Lance Lim) points out that Henry (Eli Baker) can get away with anything and should milk it for all it's worth. Voice-over by Jason Bateman. Matt Glave, Erik King and Tom Fonss also guest star.
SEASON(S): 1 (13 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: confirmed as canceled on 5/9/14
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release, July 2013) Jenna Elfman has been cast in the upcoming NBC comedy "Growing Up Fisher." Elfman will play the role of Joyce Fisher, the wife of Mel Fisher (J.K. Simmons) - the proud family patriarch who does not let his blindness affect him as a father, husband and breadwinner. Elfman recently appeared on NBC's "1600 Penn" and is best known for her role on "Dharma and Greg," for which she garnered a Golden Globe Award, three Emmy Award nominations. "Growing Up Fisher" (formerly known as "The Family Guide") is from Universal Television and Aggregate Films. It is executive produced by DJ Nash, Jim Garavente and Jason Bateman, who also serves as narrator. The series will premiere in midseason for NBC.